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John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
My Bipolar Backpack
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
Love Life, with Parrots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
No End to Snowdrops A Biography Of Kathleen Raine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,250. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This authorized biography of the poet Kathleen Raine tells the story of how she developed from a small girl, who knew at the age of eight that she wanted only to write poetry, into a world-renowned poet and literary scholar.
The Greatest Briton: Essays on Winston Churchill's Life and Political Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,680. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
After several decades of historical revisionism, Winston Churchill remains one of the most controversial figures in modern history. Critics allege he was a diehard imperialist and warmonger, a bitter opponent of the working classes and a maverick opportunist with an insatiable appetite for power. Despite his record as 'the man who won the war', he is often accused of being a war criminal.
Climb Up the Steel Mountain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one.
Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In 2005, after working for ten years in a comfortable but mundane corporate job in San Antonio, Texas, Vincent Sellers successfully managed to leave behind a dreary cubicle landscape and begin the exciting challenges of a crime-fighting FBI agent. His journey is chronicled in Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent.
THE MARILYN SCANDAL
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Price: $100.00 USD. Words: 129,780. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
SANDRA SHEVEY has reissued `The Marilyn Scandal` with a new cover, an updated introduction and an appendix of letters from interviews all with personal annotations. The book contains all firsthand interviews complete and in context many of which appear truncated and out of context in current Marilyn Monroe biogrpahies inasmuch as most of the principals are now dead.
Stars and Flowers
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
During her many years as an outdoors columnist in the ’80s and ’90s, Evelyn Klahre Anderson spoke to political figures, Broadway stars, famous scientists, astronauts, recording artists, network newsmen, environmentalists, comedians, and even former presidents and their wives in her quest to learn the impact that plants and flowers had on the lives of these larger than life personalities.
A real apprentice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
For the Love of Dogs: My Life in Dog Years
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fourteen dogs and their roles in 50 years of the author's life are described. This is a book about the love of dogs, the pain of losing them, and joy of traveling and living with them, and the effects they have on our lives. It also details the author's growing up in Alaska, relationships, moves to various states, and struggles to survive life's tragedies, all with the help of her dogs.
You're Not From Around Here, Are You? Reminiscences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I start with my birth, then there was a World War, and then I went to Norman. When everything collapsed in 1945, my family and I became refugees. We trekked across Germany, emigrated to Canada, then the United States, Missouri and Idaho. I was married and continued my journey, had children and divorced, earned a PhD and ended up at the University of OK in 1981, later remarried and am still here.
Richard Weaver's Life Story
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Series: Classic Biography. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by John Ritchie. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
After an abusive upbringing Richard Weaver became a Christian through the testimonies of some Christians. He went on to become the rough-tongued evangelist.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Last Days of the Martyrs
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Series: Classic Biography. Price: $11.19 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by John Ritchie. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Andrew Bonar focuses upon early Christian martyrs and then considers the persecution faced by Pre-Reformation martyrs such as John Huss and Jerome of Prague.
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mas neste lamaçal, nem tudo foi negativo, pois eles (reformados, aposentados e pensionistas) foram nomeados como principais donos do país, certamente por antiguidade, e por isso escolhidos para assumirem, com maior peso, as dívidas resultantes de tanta “inteligência”, mediante o crime de “abuso de confiança”, forma suave de apelidar o acto de quem fez uso dos valores que lhes ficaram à guarda! …
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
El Aroma del Mastranto
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narración hecha a través de cartas a una amiga, de un viaje realizado por una niña de doce años desde España a Venezuela durante el verano del año 2.012
Procesos del arte en El Salvador
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2014 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Dentro de un nuevo concepto y un nuevo contexto social de difusión del arte nacional, este libro documenta una selecta recopilación de obras que pertenecen principalmente a colecciones de carácter público como las del Museo Forma, conservadas por la Fundación Julia Díaz, y las de la Colección Nacional, que son propiedad del Estado, y también a colecciones particulares o de los propios artistas.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
"The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country" contains a value-priced collection of biographical stories about the people history books forget -- families, children, abandoned slaves, missionaries and teachers, spies, ordinary soldiers and government tax collectors, greedy cotton agents and land speculators. All are real people; all of them lived through historical events we only read about.